Sleeve Changes for Stretch Torso

Drafting the Knit/Stretch Torso Bodice Sleeve Changes for Stretch Torso We will draft a sleeve that has both Stretch-woven and Knit ratios on it. Instructions:  Drafting the Stretch-woven Sleeve Block, Figure 1 I am actually going to remove the elbow dart,  even through we can have darts in the Stretch-woven Block.  I don’t think the […]

How to Draft Knit from Stretchwoven (Method C)

Drafting the Knit/Stretch Torso Bodice How to Draft Knit from Stretch-woven (Method C) I recommend you read the article: Stretch & Knits for Non-Standard Figures before using this method. Instructions:  Drafting the Knit Block/s –  Method C, Figure 1 Draw a horizontal line, A~B, and place your Stretch-woven Torso Front & Back blocks so that […]

How to Draft Knit from Stretchwoven (Method B)

Drafting the Knit/Stretch Torso Bodice How to Draft Knit from Stretch-woven (Method B) In Method A the Front and Back armholes of the Knit Block ended up very similar in shape; basically the value of the side seam dart of the Front block was transferred to the armhole. In this method, the armholes are left […]

How to Draft Knit from Stretchwoven (Method A)

Drafting the Knit/Stretch Torso Bodice How to Draft Knit from Stretch-woven (Method A) n this Method, the Back and Front are basically the same, except for the neckline and a very slight difference to the front armhole.  This method can be used by women with standard figures. If you have a large bust, or if […]

How to Draft Stretchwoven Block from Torso

Drafting the Knit/Stretch Torso Bodice How to Draft Stretchwoven Block from Torso There are 4 articles in these instructions, and they follow on from each other: Stretch-woven Block (SW) Knit Block from SW,  Method A (Back and Front the same except for neckline) Knit Block from SW,  Method B (Back and Front armhole different) Knit […]

Drafting the Stretch/Knit Torso Blocks

Drafting the Knit/Stretch Torso Bodice Drafting the Stretch/Knit Torso Blocks I will be be drafting the Stretch/Knit Torso Blocks using the Torso Block. First I will draft the Stretch-woven Block; as the name suggests you can use this block to make patterns for woven fabrics.  Use this block for wovens that have about 18-20% stretch. […]

Drafting the 1-Dart Skirt Block (Front & Back)

Drafting the 1-Dart Skirt Block Drafting the 1-Dart Skirt Block (Front & Back) As the 1-Dart Skirt Block is a derivative block, you need to have already created the 2-Dart Skirt Block.  Instructions to create the 2-Dart Block are found under Blocks > Making Blocks > Making the Skirt Block, or you can just click […]

Drafting the 1-Dart Skirt Block

Drafting the 1-Dart Skirt Block Drafting the 1-Dart Skirt Block There are a few variations of the skirt block; you could have a Skirt Block with 2 darts in both the front and back, 1 dart in the front and 2 darts in the back, and 1 dart in both the front and the back. […]

Drafting the Dress Block

Drafting the Dress Block Drafting the Dress Block The Extended Line Dress (ELD) block is used to make dresses without a waist seam. Image 1 shows what the ELD block looks like. You don’t need to make the ELD block from scratch – you can make it either: Using your Bodice Blocks and Skirts Blocks; […]

Bodice Front Side Seam

Drafting the Dress Block Bodice Front Side Seam The Extended Line Dress (ELD) block is created using the Bodice and Skirt Blocks. If you are using the 2-Dart Bodice Block creating with the instructions on this website, some of the waist shaping may have been put into the side seam.   (See the Steps relating to […]